According to the BBC, the company, Tregroes Waffle Bakery Limited was fined £1750 and also ordered to pay costs at Llanelli magistrates’ court.
The worker who fell injured herself in the accident, suffering amongst other injuries, a fractured rib as she was on a structural girder used for access to cleaning.
Health and Safety Executive inspector Scott Mckinnon stated that the worker had been “exposed to unnecessary risk.”
The employee was cleaning the side of a flour hopper at the factory on 28 November 2008 when the incident occurred. In the fall she sustained a fractured rib, bruising and a cut leg.